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The UK police terrorism arrest statistics (excluding Northern Ireland) from 11 September 2001 to 31 March 2007 show 1228 arrests were made:

  • 1165 arrests under the Terrorism Act 2000;
  • 63 arrests under legislation other than the Terrorism Act, where the investigation was conducted as a terrorist investigation.

Of the total 1228 arrested:

  • 132 charged with terrorism legislation offences only;
  • 109 charged with terrorism legislation offences and other criminal offences;
  • 195 charged under other legislation including murder, grievous bodily harm, firearms, explosives offences, fraud, false documents;
  • 76 handed over to immigration authorities;
  • 15 on police bail awaiting charging decisions;
  • 1 warrant issued for arrest;
  • 12 cautioned;
  • 1 dealt with under youth offending procedures
  • 11 dealt with under mental health legislation
  • 4 transferred to Police Service of Northe

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